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Chinatown and North Beach Evening Walking Tour with Food Tasting

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Key Highlights

  • Uncover the hidden secrets of Chinatown and North beach that only locals know.
  • Savour Chinese teas and Dim Sum from Chinatown’s oldest bakery
  • See How Fortune Cookies are Made
  • Sample the pizza and wine for which North Beach is so well known
  • The tour is led by a local expert guide
  • Book in confidence – our local partners are highly rated by users of Trip Advisor
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?



    2 hours

    Start time

    Start time: 6:00pm
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meeting Point

    The tour starts in front of the Chinatown Gate at the corner of Bush and Grant Streets.
    Please report at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start time. This is mandatory to allow time for pre-departure briefing.

    Ending Point

    The tour ends at the starting point

  • Overview & Itinerary


    See the best of Chinatown and North Beach on this enticing night tour in the culinary capital of the world, San Francisco.

    On their own, Chinatown and North Beach stir your senses. Together, they awaken you to new flavors and new cultures.

    Begin your tour by exploring Chinatown at twilight, tasting Dim Sum from one of the oldest bakeries in Chinatown. Delve into Chinese mysticism and culture, as you explore local sculpture and architecture.

    Tea is to Chinatown as North Beach is to coffee and you will try the best of both! With your informative guide, search out authentic Chinese and Italian crafts and pottery and uncover their hidden secrets only intrepid locals know.

    From wine to Dim Sum, fortune cookies, and teas, to cappuccinos in the very places where the Beat Generation started, you'll feel like you've really experienced Chinatown and North Beach on this memorable tour.


    The tour starts in front of the Chinatown Gate at the corner of Bush and Grant Streets.

    Start with sampling Dim Sum (a variety of Chinese foods) at the oldest Chinese bakery in San Francisco.

    See how fortune cookies are made and explore the real San Francisco Chinatown.

    Indulge in some authentic Chinese tea tasting.

    Learn more about the beat generation of North Beach as you visit the very place where Francis Ford Copola wrote The Godfather screenplay and the location where Bill Cosby and Steve Allen got their start. It still feels and looks exactly the same

    And, of course, you cannot leave North Beach without tasting authentic Italian pizza and wine.

    You’ll also be moseying into authentic Western saloons and the back parts of San Francisco's North Beach.

    The tour ends at the starting point.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • Dim sum from Chinatown's oldest bakery
    • Sampling fortune cookies
    • Chinese teas
    • Beat generation hangouts
    • Pizza and wine
    • English-speaking guide


    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming departure details

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have
  • Reviews
    • An interesting walking tour

      This tour was really interesting to learn more about Chinatown and the North Beach area. Met at the Chinatown Gate, and tea tasting was really good. It was very interesting to...

      Miss Amy Haines